Paley Center Honors Countless Achievements of Women on Television
Oct16

Paley Center Honors Countless Achievements of Women on Television

It would be a challenge in the best of times—honoring the contributions of women in television over multiple decades and across the spectrum in comedy, drama, news, talk, sports and music in just one evening, and not an overly long one at that. But “The Paley Honors: Celebrating Women in Television” just happened to be scheduled right in the middle of a week during which explosive charges of sexual harassment against men in the media...

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New Film Reveals Secrets and Insights Behind Steven Spielberg’s Legendary Career
Oct10

New Film Reveals Secrets and Insights Behind Steven Spielberg’s Legendary Career

It’s everything you thought you knew about Steven Spielberg – and a whole lot more. In less than the running time of perhaps his most critically acclaimed film, “Schindler’s List,” a new documentary takes a deep dive into the life of a filmmaker who began to indelibly shape and change popular culture more than 40 years ago with the summer blockbuster “Jaws.”   The two-and-a-half hour film,...

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Rockin’ Retail All Night at Westfield Century City Kickoff Celebration
Oct05

Rockin’ Retail All Night at Westfield Century City Kickoff Celebration

It was a massive celebration befitting the scale of the event – the grand opening of the new, improved and greatly expanded Westfield Century City shopping center. Hundreds of Angelenos filled the atrium in the shadow of the just-opened Nordstrom for a private party Tuesday that went well into the night.   Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti had kicked off the festivities with Westfield Century City Co-CEOs Peter and Steven Lowy....

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Clive Davis Documentary Traverses 50 Years of Music History
Oct03

Clive Davis Documentary Traverses 50 Years of Music History

Janis Joplin, Santana, Michael Bolton and Whitney Houston. A montage of performances by these artists kicks off the compelling new documentary, “Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives.” Those artists, along with Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Aerosmith, Alicia Keys, Barry Manilow and The Notorious B.I.G. are just some of music’s superstars whom the legendary record executive and producer has introduced to the...

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Raising the Roof at Habitat for Humanity’s LA Builders Ball
Oct01

Raising the Roof at Habitat for Humanity’s LA Builders Ball

It’s a continual challenge to provide housing for those in need in the greater Los Angeles area and Habitat for Humanity honored some of its prime movers, those who are champions of affordable housing, at its 2017 Builders Ball, held September 28 at the Beverly Hilton’s International Ballroom. The annual gala celebrates Habitat LA’s partners in construction and real estate as well as donors and volunteers who help to transform...

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